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Baker: Garstang players have set the standard

Garstang manager Lee Baker wants his players to replicate the character they showed against Longridge Town when the Riversiders return to action on Saturday.

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Garstang have taken four points from games against Southport Hesketh and Longridge Town

A week of two halves for Garstang boss Baker

Garstang manager Lee Baker admitted he was more than happy with four points in as many days after a couple of contrasting performances.

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Garstang claimed three points against Longridge Town on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Longridge Town 1

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Lee Baker saw his Garstang players claim a point last Wednesday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Southport Hesketh 2

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Garstang manager Lee Baker saw his players left kicking their heels

Double disappointment for Garstang FC boss

Garstang manager Lee Baker admitted he’d endured easier weeks after seeing league and cup matches postponed.

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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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Alex Colquhoun scores from the spot as Garstang warmed up for tonights semi-final with victory at Lostock St Gerards

Riversiders seek a final flourish tonight

Garstang FC can reach their first cup final of the season tonight when they face Burscough Richmond in the semi-final of the Lancashire Shield.

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Garstang were 4-2 winners in their match at Lostock St Gerards on Saturday

Match report: Lostock St Gerards 2 Garstang 4

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Preston North End manager Simon Grayson with author Michael Barratt

Book launch charity boost

A Preston author has helped raise £1,400 for the Heartbeat charity through the sales of his new book

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Garstang had to come from two goals down at half-time to take a point against Thornton Cleveleys

Garstang boss wants to avoid slow starts

Garstang boss Lee Baker admitted there were mixed emotions after his side’s 2-2 draw with Thornton Cleveleys at the weekend.

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Two late goals saw Garstang fight back for a point against Thornton Cleveleys on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Thormton Cleveleys 2

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Garstang and Euxton Villa played out a goalless draw at the weekend

Baker: Thornton have the recipe to be difficult opponents

Lee Baker wants his Garstang players to start on the front foot when they host Thornton Cleveleys on Saturday (3pm).

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Garstangs Gary Fawcett was taken off just before the hour as he comes back from an ankle injury

Baker: Disappointment is a sign of Garstang’s progress

Lee Baker admitted there was an element of disappointment among his Garstang players after Saturday’s goalless draw at Euxton Villa.

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Garstangs players had a goalless draw when they travelled to Euxton Villa on Saturday

Match report: Euxton Villa 0 Garstang 0

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Quiz: which of these players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

Peter Crouch became the 25th Premier League centurion on Wednesday with a tap in versus Everton.

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Garstang manager Lee Baker

Weather rains on Baker’s parade

Garstang boss Lee Baker was left with feelings of frustration after having an unexpected Saturday off.

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Alan Coar scored twice for Garstang against Eagley at the weekend

Garstang boss sees the goals shared around

Garstang manager Lee Baker is a happy man now that his players have started to share the goals around.

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Garstang were victorious against Eagley on Saturday

Match report: Garstang 2 Eagley 1

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Neil Beesley and Lee Baker pick up their manager of the month awards from league president Bob Freeman

Riversiders’ less than perfect preparation for Saturday

Garstang boss Lee Baker admits his side faces a step into the unknown this weekend.

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Thirteen-year-old Grace McGarvey impressed for Garstangs seconds

Seconds’ win proves to be child’s play

Garstang Ladies’ second team fielded six players aged 16 or under as they won 3-0 at a Lytham side they had scored 12 against earlier in the season.

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